Marc Dacier


     Since Sept 1st 2014, Marc Dacier, Ph.D., is leading the growing Cybersecurity Group at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI/HBKU). Dr. Dacier holds a PhD from the INPT, France, obtained in 1994 after 3 years at LAAS-CNRS. After one year as a security consultant in Paris, France, he joined IBM Research in Zurich, Switzerland to create the Global Security Analysis Laboratory. In 2002, he left IBM to become a professor at Eurecom, France. In 2008, he left Eurecom to join Symantec to build its European Research Labs and manage all the ongoing collaborative research projects, worldwide. He spent 2 years in the USA while in that role. An internationally recognized expert in cybersecurity, Dr. Dacier has served on more than 60 program committees of all major security and dependability conferences and as a member of the editorial board of several technical journals.